Our whole family was thrilled when my sister got engaged last August. She asked me to be her matron of honour — yay! — and she wanted our eight-year-old son — her only nephew — to be the ring bearer. He immediately declined, explaining,… Continue Reading “When kids have wedding jitters”
One of the nicest things about living in small-town Nova Scotia is that it takes us less than five minutes to drive just about anywhere we need to go. The only “traffic” is twice a day at a handful of especially-busy intersections where you… Continue Reading “Riding in cars (with swears)”
It’s rare for our family to have a day on the weekend when all four of us are totally free. My husband works most Saturdays and Sundays, so I often feel guilty that our weekends aren’t packed with the cozy family togetherness I see… Continue Reading “The family that bowls together”
Our kids’ summer course load? Physics, geography, biology, social sciences, culinary arts and more!
I’m years away from having grandchildren of my own — at least 15 years, minimum, and even that would give me a heart attack. But somehow, the other day, I was chatting with my four-year-old daughter about her someday-children. Specifically, how I must act… Continue Reading “Sweet treats and spoiling”